Bullying In the workplace.

Signs You’re a Bully or Being Bullied In The Workplace

~ Spreading malicious rumours, gossip, or innuendo that is not true.
~ Excluding or isolating someone socially.
~ Intimidating a person.
~ Undermining or deliberately impeding a person’s work.
~ Removing areas of responsibilities without cause.
~ Constantly changing work guidelines.
~ Establishing impossible deadlines that will set up the individual to fail.
~ Withholding necessary information or purposefully giving the wrong information.
~ Making jokes that are ‘obviously offensive’ by spoken word or e-mail.
~ Intruding on a person’s privacy by pestering, spying or stalking.
~ Assigning unreasonable duties or workload which are unfavourable to one person.
~ Underwork – creating a feeling of uselessness.
~ Yelling or using profanity.
~ Criticizing a person persistently or constantly.
~ Belittling a person’s opinions (Forbes 2013)

Bullying in the workplace is more common than one would expect. According to recent studies, an estimated 37% of workers, or about 54 million people, have been bullied in the workplace or mistreated in some unacceptable fashion

This list could go on forever. If you feel you are being bullied, discuss it with your manager or superior. Workplace bullying is real and it can affect your work performance as well as your personal life.

If you’re the one doing the bullying, seek help. Your lack of self-confidence stems from some unhappy event in your life, past or present.

Live life with no regrets. Love yourself and others.

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Grieving

Grieving is natural act that happens in life. Whether your grieving the loss of a loved one or the loss of a relationship, it happens. We all grieve in different ways and at different time. There is not a right or wrong way to grieve.
Some of us may go through a period of guilt or of uncertainty of not knowing how to manage from day-to-day. Others my go out and cut their hair or go shopping. I know that sounds more like a makeover, and it may be. You may need a make over to start reliving your life after a loss and this can be done by restructuring  your daily routine and your interactions with others. Allow yourself or the person that’s grieving some alone time to process their loss.

Ways to get through the grieving process.
1.Journal your thoughts.
2.Share special memories with family and friends.
3.Take time to meditate.
4.Have a good cry, it helps relieve anxiety.
5.Take a day off from work.
6.Surround yourself with loved ones.
7.Get a massage it helps release tension.
8.Acknowledge your loss.
9.Cherish your loved ones.
10.Be thankful for your blessings.

Grandma Sue once said;
Live life with no regrets
Be kind to others
Know your God.